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% achieved that level in the two-year time. that should be good news, right? u.s.a. today obtained data that shows most of the noise classrooms had extraordinaryly high numbers of erasures on standardized tests. wrong answers were changed to right ones. if the students made the changes on their own no problem, but if somebody else did so or instructed the students it is a really big problem. >>> also tomorrow morning, u.s.a. today's jack dylon will be here 6:00 a.m. in the morning to discuss his investigation and the possible fallout for his report. u.s.a. today and this situation wusa are both owned by gannett. >>> another earthquake hit japan this time a 6.5 quake shook the eastern portion of that country briefly prompting yet another tsunami alert. meantime high radiation readings are complicating the job cooling down those overheating reactors at a crippled japanese nuclear plant. radiation levels 100,000 times what's considered normal have been detected and the air contains four more times than what is considered safe. american troops continue to deliver necessities of the resident
of you. linda hadley tells us the u.s. park police will throw out her $150 traffic ticket. this is the one she got on that night of january 26th. you remember this, when the snow and ice made a lot of our roads impassable, including the gw parkway, where hadley and her family were stuck for five hours. the northbound lane she was sitting in were not moving so linda made a u-turn and that is when an officer pulled her over and gave her that ticket, a ticket many people considered unfair. >>> the principal at one of the districts top magnet schools is under investigation. according to the washington post, principal david pender tampered with student records at mckinley technology high school. he allegedly awarded some seniors credit for classes they never took. a spokesman for d.c. schools confirms an investigation is under way but he's declined to give any details. >>> a son, a father, marine and a here hero is how the family of james melachawski from maryland remember him. the marine staff sargent died sunday while fighting in afghanistan. james joined the military the mom
. this is a new order by the u.s. transportation secretary ray lahood. of course he is ordering after what happened here today just past midnight. >> thank you. >>> turning to the unrest in the middle east. breaking news from the georgia gaza airstrip. missiles have hit smuggling tunnels, with no death reports. it's just after a crowded bus stop was hit killed one woman. israel promised harsh retaliation for the bombing, the first in jerusalem in years. >>> coalition forces say they have successfully finished off gadhafi's air force. the defense secretary, robert gates says the u.s. could turn over control of the whole operation as soon as saturday but the terms of are still being discussed by the nato allies. >>> charred human remains is what police found inside of a burning dumpster in woodbridge virginia. the fire department responded to put out the fire near the bayview apartments this morning. the victim is so badly burned, they were not able to determine a gender or age. if you have any information, call the police. >>> tonight the father of a murdered teenager is accused the metropo
facility. its u.s. policy that gadhafi has to go but maintains the purpose of the operation is not to bring him down. >> our military action is in support of an international mandate from the security council that specifically focuses on the humanitarian threat posed to colonel gadhafi to his people. >> the u.s. will hand over the operations to other coalition partners within days. meantime nato is not playing a role in any of the attacks because turkey officials are blocking the vote to become part of the coalition. >>> let's move on now to the latest on the disaster in japan. the containment structures at three nuclear reactors are holding as emergency crews work to reconnect power lines to the plant. the uss george washington left the port to save itself from being radioactive. meanwhile the body of a virginia teacher killed in the quake has now been fact. the first confirmed u.s. casuality. the death toll now at more than 8600 with more than 13,000 people missing. the damage from the double disaster is now totalling upwards of 235 million. japan is going to need at least five years to r
a congressman who is helping this couple. one man is a u.s. citizen. the other a native of al salvador. they have been fiding for legal status until 2004. their case kept getting continued until they received a final letter in the mail, the case was closed, it's time for deportation. >> i cannot picture my life without him. >> reporter: but it's a real possibility for this rockville couple. >> it's a place that i hate to go to. >> reporter: they have been together eight years and recently sealed their commitment with a marriage ceremony in dc. but in just two days, rodriguez martinez may be forced back to his home country of el salvador because of a visa that expired in 2001. since then he has been working to get legal status. >> they're asking for this, they're asking for that. and we're taking it. this is going -- this is going the right way. >> reporter: but then. >> in this last letter was not only a letter of a report on the progress of the case but actually an order for me to turn in the person that i love the most in this world. >> reporter: the men maintain if they were married
to slaughter his own people. >> and tonight the president came before the nation to make the case for u.s. military interaction saying he's kept his promise to keep our involvement limited while at the same time upholding ideals that would have been tarnished had we done nothing. the president came to answer three key questions about the conflict. >> what we've done, what we plan to did and why this matters to us. >> what we've done, said the president, is form an international coalition to stop an impending massacre after gadhafi ignored several warnings and nine days ago had his troops bearing down. >> if we waited one more day, a city nearly the size of charlotte could suffer a massacre that would have reverberated across the region and stained the conscious of the world. it was not in our national interest to let that happen. i refused to let that happen. >> hence, the no fly zone and the continuing attacks on gadhafi's forces from the air. no ground troops emphasized the president and nato takes over in two days. but if gadhafi is the problem, why not try to take him out? >> if we tr
for the u.s. navy. investigators have now recommended five senior officers, including a three star admiral for a career ending letter of reprimand. the former executive officer of the aircraft carrier enterprise is also seen prominently in the videos. he has been recommended for separation from the navy. the videos were filmed and shown on board the uss enterprise during deployment in the middle east in 2006 and 2007. >>> right now we're getting news that secret police are arresting hundreds of protestors ahead of tomorrow's planned demonstration. meanwhile, gadafi is warning thousands will die if forces intervene in that country's struggle. president obama insists he is considering every option. >>> and one of the two airman shot to death has ties to virginia. airman zachary cutterback was from west of fredericksburg. he died yesterday after a man boreded a bus and -- boarded a bus and opened fire. he was not on any u.s. terrorism watch list. >>> a random bag search at metro. they hoped to avoid a legal showdown. we'll see what comes to that. the union says the random searches are just pl
and spending 11 weeks at #1 on the u.s. singles charts? 1 in 19 million. the odds of this former church choir singer going on to sell 40 million records? 1 in 15 million. the odds of the same woman winning 6 grammy awards and starring in two broadway plays? 1 in 75 million. the odds of this musician and performer having a child diagnosed with autism? 1 in 150. i'm toni braxton, and i encourage you to learn the signs of autism at autismspeaks.org. early diagnosis can make a lifetime of difference. . >>> evidently all you out there trying to claim your cash have area treasury departments working on overdrive and they're screaming to us make it stop! their offices have been flooded since we first began reporting on the unclaimed money and valuables that they're holding on to. but there are still billions of dollars out there just for the taking, and here's some more local folks who could have riches waiting for them. we begin in virginia, sherman acker of alexandria, alex colin of aondale, and lawrence shaver of centerville. in maryland, the following names, donald mitchell in college park, step
international air carriers is now costing u.s. consumers and businesses hundreds of millions of dollars. that's according to federal prosecutors who tonight say the airlines conspired to inflate passenger and cargo fuel surcharges. the price fixing reportedly took place between the years 2000 and 2006 as airlines tried to make up for a lot of lost profits. british airways, air france, klm, are among the airlines charged thus far. prosecutors say this investigation is not yet over. >>> still to come on 9 news now, a driver is taken into thecleaners, literally. the dramatic video of what happened at a georgia dry cleaners. >>> plus, we've got a stormy sunday in our forecast. meteorologist anny hong is back to tell us what we can expect from the rain rolling in. stay with us. [ male announcer ] from maryland to the mall and beyond, it's easy to spot a capital one bank. ♪ ♪ ♪ the most branches and atms in the dc area. one near you. what's in your wallet? >> if you're looking for a summer job in the area, six flags america may be looking for you. the amusement park is trying to fill some 2,5
in the u.s. had having trouble finding the money they immediate for higher education. >> white males just because they are white and male don't have a bunch of money sitting around ready to pay for $40,000, $50,000 tuitions and so, you know, it's the pink elephant in the room. we're addressing that situation. >> the organization says it does not promote bigotry and will not except any money from hate groups. all eligible applicants have to prove their financial need and they have to carry a certain grade point average. top? >>> well as you mentioned we can't put away the winter coats just yet. here is your wake up weather. winds picking up, temperatures going down, 30s by morning, 30s by 7:00 and 35-45 by 9:00 so bundle the kids up at the bus stop. we'll come back and talk about when the winds die down and a return to winter later in the week. do you think you'd notice if... you were missing half of your money? or half your... friends? your better half? your half and half? what if your were missing half of your kidney function? you think you'd notice. but you could have chronic kidney dis
the final, the last world war i veteran who passed away this week lie in repose at the u.s. capital rotunda. the speakers came out against that view and some of the viewers were irate about that and they let him hear about it on our facebook page. we shared one such comment which called for boehner's death and it was likely over the top. now, some thoughts objectionable, one viewer's complaints made us think about the level of discourse in america today, especially after the giffords shooting and after the result we will look a little harder at comments we air in the future. >>> well, on one side the family of a murdered girl and the people charged with killing her. on the other, the dc police department which says it's not going to look for her body. gary nurenberg reports a judge has now been asked to get into the middle of it. >> reporter: 18-year-old latisha phrase er bd la teach a fray latisha frazier believed to have been killed and attacked and trucked to a landfill in richmond similar to this one more than a half a year ago. >> reporter: but dc police have decide d not to search for
and a mass burial saying attacks have killed more than 100 people, but u.s. forces say they know of no civilian casualties except those killed by gaddafi and his malitia. libya's former ambassador had warned gaddafi could use the bodies of rebel soldiers as anti-un propaganda. meanwhile, both qatar and the you arab emirate have agreed to committ their airplanes to the mission. >>> new tonight, japan's police agency says the death toll from this months earthquake and tsunami has topped the 10,000 mark. 17, 500 people still missing. it's hard to imagine this. it seems there is little hope of finding any of them alive. meanwhile, the radiation from the nuclear plant is also spreading. japanese scientists found concentrations of radioactive iodine in sea water 18 miles from land. before the radiation levels in tap water in tokyo, officials say they have now dropped enough for babies to be safely able to drink it. >>> still ahead, a tornado rips through pennsylvania leaving a trail of destruction and tears the roof off a school. >>> plus, an astounding fire causes all kinds of problem
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